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Jacob's fantastic flight / written and illustrated by Philip Waechter ; translated by Elisabeth Lauffer.

Waechter, Philip, (author,, illustrator.). Lauffer, Elisabeth, (translator.).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jPB WAE (Text) 37521530995770 AMPL Juvenile New Fiction Shelf Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting ++FIC WAE (Text) 51735011967840 Children's department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781733121262
  • ISBN: 1733121269
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: English-language edition.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Blue Dot Kids Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
German-language editition originally published in Germany under the title Der fliegende Jakob in 2012.
Summary, etc.:
When his parents plan a trip to the sea, Jacob says he will fly there himself. Along the way, he meets new friends and has wonderful adventures. And when his bird friends need help, Jacob and the flock work together to rescue their friend and outsmart the nefarious birdcatcher. With gorgeous illustrations and a humorous, resonant story about independence, kindness, and embracing the unknown, Jacob's Fantastic Flight shows what happens when a child uses their strengths and differences to help others in need.
Subject: Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Helping behavior > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Helpfulness > Fiction.
Kindness > Fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

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